Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Katherine Mealing'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1965, p.238, Reg. No.794: A chance seedling that first bloomed 1946. Originated by Dr & Mrs H.G. Mealing, North Augusta, South Carolina, USA. Plant growth is upright, medium in rate with thin, light green leaves. Flower is light to deep red, peony, similar to Buddy Boy except that it has more short petaloids, making a full, heavy flower. It measures 12.5 cm across x 5 cm deep. Blooms mid-season.